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Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks
1505 Eastover Drive, Jackson, MS, 39211
Phone: 601-432-2400

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

MDWFP to Host Pond Management Workshop in Desoto County

JACKSON - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Fisheries Bureau is hosting a pond management workshop in Desoto County. The workshop will be held at the Hernando Library at 370 West Commerce Street in Hernando on Thursday, May 14 at 7 p.m.  An hour-long presentation will include topics on pond design, fish stocking, harvest, vegetation control, liming, and fertilization. A question-and-answer period will follow. Those interested in attending the workshop are asked to register by calling the Desoto County Extension Office at (662) 469-8480.

 

"This workshop will allow biologists and private pond owners the opportunity to discuss management options to improve fish populations and habitat," according to MDWFP fisheries biologist Keith Meals.  This is a great way for us to provide how-to information that can help lake and pond owners achieve their goals."   

For more information regarding fishing in Mississippi, visit www.mdwfp.com or call (601) 432-2200. 


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